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Director, Communications
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario
416-977-5580 ext. 4141

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News Releases

June 30, 2016 Steve Lurie, tireless mental health advocate, appointed to Order of Canada

Steve LurieCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario would like to congratulate Steve Lurie, Executive Director of the CMHA Toronto Branch, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada.


June 15, 2016 Serving individuals with mental health disabilities requires ‘out of the box’ thinking

Many people know some way to accommodate an individual living with a physical disability but would you know how to accommodate someone living with a mental health disability?

May 24, 2016 CHL and CMHA partner to launch mental health program

CHL and CMHA logosThe Canadian Hockey League (CHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have announced an expanded partnership with the launch of Talk Today.

April 14, 2016 NOJHL season wraps up with help of mental health program

Partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association produces results in first months

nojhl-logoCMHA_TalkTodaylogo_standaloneMore than 180 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) players received suicide- awareness training as part of the inaugural season of Talk Today, a partnership with local Canadian Mental Health
Association (CMHA) branches.

April 7, 2016 Local landmarks go green for Mental Health Week

Hamilton radio station, partners encourage others to get involved

(Hamilton, April 7, 2016) – Hamilton radio station AM900 CHML, in conjunction with several community partners, is leading a charge to have more than 25 landmarks in its listening area lit green for Mental Health Week.

February 26, 2016 Provincial budget doesn’t address mental health and addictions needs for Ontarians

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is disappointed with the lack of new investment in mental health and addictions. Thousands of Ontarians are forced to continue waiting for vital supportive housing and mental health and addictions services.

February 3, 2016 OHL and CMHA Ontario team up this month to raise awareness about mental health

Talk TodayThe Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during upcoming OHL games throughout the month of February.

December 11, 2015 Bounce back program launched by CMHA York and South Simcoe

Bounce Back from low mood, stress, anxiety with free, clinically-proven mental health program

bounceback web bannerJust in time for the holidays, the Canadian Mental Health Association is launching Ontario’s first free, clinically-proven, self-guided mental health program designed to help adults rebound from low mood and mild to moderate stress or anxiety.

December 11, 2015 NOJHL, CMHA branches launch Talk Today partnership; suicide-awareness, mental health training coming for 300 players

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The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) and four local branches of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are pleased to announce their partnership in Talk Today, one of the most comprehensive mental health education programs for amateur sports in Canada. Talk Today, is aimed at helping the 300 players in the NOJHL, as well as the individuals that support them, to identify mental health issues and address suicide.

December 11, 2015 Talk Today begins in Kenora high school

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Talk Today pilot provides mental health, suicide prevention training for student athletes at Kenora Catholic District School Board

Kenora Talk TodayThe Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kenora Branch and Kenora Catholic District School Board (KCDSB) have joined forces on a pilot project to provide 75 high school student athletes with suicide prevention and mental health awareness training. The first initiative of its kind in Ontario, the project aims to create an open and non-judgmental environment where student athletes who may be struggling with mental health issues feel comfortable and confident seeking help.